You must have heard about terms such as IP Address and Routers, but do you really know what IP Address and Router are actually like “How do they work?” “How are they assigned to every device?”. In this article we are about to share some basic tips about IP Address 192.168.10.1 and Routers, you might find the answers to these questions in this article.
IP Address stands for Internet Protocol Address, which is a set of numbers or you can a numerical label assigned to devices whereas routers are the devices that use IP Address to send and receive data packets between different computer networks.
What is 192.168.10.1 Router IP Address?
192.168.10.1 is a private IP Address, which is assigned Internet Assigned Number Authority (IANA). Being a private IP Address means that 192.168.10.1 IP address can be used only within the private or internal network such as an in-home network.
192.168.10.1 IP Address is also used as default IP Address in various routers of brands like Billion, TPLink, TREND net, ZTE and in US Robotics & Ser Comm printers also. Along with modems and routers 192.168.10.1 is also used as default in other IOTs devices, webcams, and DVRs.
Features of 192.168.10.1 IP Address
192.168.10.1 IP Address is not assigned to routers more commonly unlike the other most common IP Addresses, but still, it has special features to look out for:
1. Although 192.168.10.1 IP address is not commonly used that much but, it can be easily configured on any device which can be operated on IP Address of this range.
2. 192.168.10.1 IP Address can be used to access the administrative page of routers, modems, and other IoT devices also.
3. It helps in making the flow of data packets between different computer network fast and smooth so that the user faces minimum or no disturbances while working on it.
192.168.10.1 IP Router Admin Login
When you buy a new router, it comes with default IP Address as well as default username and password also to log in. If you want to explore your router’s administrative panel or change any default settings of your router, you must log in first using the default login credentials of your router:
Step 1 ⇒ Firstly, power on your device and most of the routers need to be connected to the device so, do make sure your device is connected to your router’s network.
Step 2 ⇒ Next, open a web browser in your device and in its address bar type http://192.168.10.1 and then hit the Enter button.
Step 3 ⇒ You will be then directed to a new prompt window asking for login credentials, i.e., the default username and password of your router, type them and then press login/enter button.
How to Find your Router’s IP Address in Mac OS
Sometimes, the user forgets their router’s default IP address or might be not aware of one. However, there is nothing to worry about because finding the default IP address of your router is quite easy; all you have to do is follow these steps:
Step 1 ⇒ Switch on your device and then click on the Apple icon.
Step 2 ⇒ Next, go to System Preferences and then select Network and Internet Settings.
Step 3 ⇒ Then select the Network Icon or go to advanced network settings.
You will find your router’s default IP Address under the TCP/IP section mentioned as a router.
How to Find your Router’s IP Address in Windows
Step 1 ⇒ Switch on your device and then click on the start button.
Step 2 ⇒ Then in the search bar type cmd.
Step 3 ⇒ Next, go for command prompt and type “ipconfig” and then press enter.
You will see a window with various address in which your router’s default IP address would be mentioned next to the default gateway.
How to Change your Default IP Address?
If you two routers of same company or brand, there might be a chance of both the router’s having the same default IP address. In such cases, you might want to change your router’s default IP address to avoid any confusion.
The steps given below will help you in order to change your router’s IP address:
Step 1 ⇒ Switch on your device and connect it to your router’s network.
Step 2 ⇒ Once your device is under the vicinity of your router’s network, open a web browser and in the address bar type your router’s current or default IP Address.
Step 3 ⇒ Next, log in to your router’s admin panel using default username and password.
Step 4 ⇒ Now, go to your router’s LAN settings and DHCP host settings, change them by typing in the new IP address you want for your router and submit them.
At last, wait for at least 30-60 seconds so that router can restart and later disconnect all your devices and reconnect them back using the new IP Address of your router.
192.168.10.1 is a private local IP address used only within a home or local network and cannot be accessed publicly. Gives you access to the administrative panel of not only router’s but modems, IoT devices and printers of few brands also.
Although 192.168.10.1 IP address is not that common amongst home networking routers but still have some special features, you can also change your router’s default settings by logging into IP Addresses admin.